Accession Number : ADA162506


Title :   Proceedings of the Gulf Stream Workshop Held at West Greenwich, Rhode Island on 23-26 April 1985,


Corporate Author : RHODE ISLAND UNIV KINGSTON GRADUATE SCHOOL OF OCEANOGRAPHY


Personal Author(s) : Watts,D R


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a162506.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1985


Pagination or Media Count : 581


Abstract : Topics included: Modeling of the Gulf Stream System - Local dynamics and non-local effects; Recent Gulf Stream Theoretical Work and Pertinent Observations; Data Assimilation, Mesoscale Dynamics and Dynamical Forecasting; Two Recent Views of the Gulf Stream East of Cape Hatteras; Modification of an Intense Oceanic Current system Flowing into a Region of Cooling; Bimodality in the Gulf Stream; Isopycnal RAFOS Floats and the Dynamics of Gulf Stream Meanders; Sea-surface Height by GEOSAT-A Altimetry; Structure of the Gulf Stream as Derived from an EOF Analysis; Gulf Stream Envelope and Mean Path between 75 deg. and 58 deg; Maximum Gradient Inverse for the Gulf Stream System; Frontal Geostrophic Dynamics; Analysis of Gulf Stream Mean Flow Energetics off Charleston, S.C.; Nonlinear Waves and Coherent Vortex Structures in Barotropic Beta-Plane Jets; Spatial Structure of Gulf Stream Current Variability Downstream of the New England Seamount Chain; Recirculation and the Deep Gulf Stream; Eddy-resolved Ocean Circulation Related to the Gulf Stream Region; Partial Solutions for Inertial Western Boundary Current with Continuous Stratification; Time Scales and Structure of Topographic Rossby Waves and Meanders in the Deep Gulf Stream.


Descriptors :   *GULF STREAM , SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION , OCEAN CURRENTS , OCEAN SURFACE , DYNAMICS , STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES , THEORY , COHERENCE , INTENSITY , PATHS , FORECASTING , VORTICES , TOPOGRAPHY , REGIONS , FLOATS , TIME , NONLINEAR SYSTEMS , SCALE , MEAN , ASSIMILATION , STRATIFICATION , HEIGHT , ENVELOPE(SPACE) , WAVES , EAST(DIRECTION) , SEAMOUNTS , ROSSBY WAVES , CAPE HATTERAS


Subject Categories : Physical and Dynamic Oceanography


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE